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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 27
Views: 5982

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

Slash787 wrote:
After Cathay, is it Etihad for A35K?


Virgin Atlantic followed by Etihad and British Airways.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

EasyJet #4 has been delivered.

Airbus A320 -251N 7802 G-UZHC easyJet deliver y 22nov17 XFW-LTN ex D-AVVJ

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 602
Views: 129007

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

You are most probably correct, but it worries me that 50 days have elapsed and painfully slow progress is only being made at enormous cost & inconvenience. This is a FOUR engine a/c with a massive surplus of power when flying empty, that has already proved itself capable of flying on three engi...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Third NEO delivery from TSN:

Airbus A320 -251N 7837 6670 HS-CBC Thai AirAsia delivery 21nov17 TSN-DMK ex B-000N

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1455
Views: 168038

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

MSN 232 has been pulled out of storage and is being prepared for its ferry flight to XFW.

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Msn232 F-WWAE 21/11/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 27
Views: 5982

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

Sooner787 wrote:
So after QATAR, who's next in line to receive their A35J's ?


Cathay Pacific.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 27
Views: 5982

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA certification

Regarding performance goals: Alain de Zotti, A350 chief engineer, said all performance targets have been met or exceeded. Also, the aircraft has remained within its weight specification, unlike early versions of the A350-900. Ref http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-receives-a350-1000-...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4131
Views: 1338772

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 160 DL #4 has advanced to the delivery centre.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1274
Views: 213527

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Thai Lion Air #1 has been delivered.

Airbus A330 -343 1820 HS-LAH Thai Lion Air delivery 21nov17 TLS-DMK, Batik Air tail cs ex F-WWCU

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 27
Views: 5982

Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

The A350-1000 received joint EASA/FAA certification, paving the way for entry into service. Launch customer Qatar Airways is due to receive the first bigger version of the A350 before the end of the year. Type certificate data sheet: https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files/dfu/TCDS_EASA%20_A_151_Air...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 185
Views: 51331

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

https://flic.kr/p/21ycehW
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MSN 1830, the first A330 to be converted for the OCCAR, on a test flight earlier this month:

https://flic.kr/p/21ycehW

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 185
Views: 51331

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

Lufthansa Technik has developed new cabin concepts for the A330 MRTT: a "governor" interior, a "rescue" interior, a "state" interior and a "trooper" interior. See https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dubai-lufthansa-technik-announces-two-major-project-44...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2235
Views: 319717

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Lufthansa Technik has secured its first 787 VIP customer. LHT will also announce at the show today that it has secured its first contract for a Boeing BBJ 787-8 cabin completion. The green airliner is scheduled for delivery in Hamburg during the second half of 2018, and will be handed over to its un...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4131
Views: 1338772

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 88 should roll out before the end of the week. Let's see how quickly QR will accept their first A350-1000.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Two more deliveries to India:

Airbus A320 -271N 7859 VT-WGM GoAir delivery 21nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AXAZ


Airbus A320 -271N 7931 VT-IVC IndiGo Airlines delivery 21nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AUBR

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1274
Views: 213527

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

And another one for Saudi:

Airbus A330 -343 1812 HZ-AQ29 Saudi Arabian Airlines delivery 21nov17 TLS-JED ex F-WWCE

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2235
Views: 319717

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 2149482496
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The second Qantas 787-9 emerged from paint.

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https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 2149482496

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4131
Views: 1338772

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/
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In case someone is interested in the MTOW of Thai Airways' A350 fleet:

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http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s
Replies: 56
Views: 9357

Re: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s

http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/
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bigjku wrote:
When do they start to get planes back from their original leases?


Amedeo's oldest A380 asset is MSN 16, delivered to Emirates in 2010 and should come off lease in 2022. Another 2 should come off lease in 2023 followed by 5 more in 2024.

See http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s
Replies: 212
Views: 53280

Re: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s

Latest rumor per Aero International Magazine: From an German Aero-Plane-Magazine (12/2017) One A380 will eventually leased to Garuda Indonesia and one to Royal Air Maroc. Both are already customer from HIFLY AERO INTERNATIONAL (December 2017) Das Magazin der Zivilluftfahrt on Page 24. Sorry, I have ...

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

pugman211 wrote:
Msn 8108 starts FAL build the beginning of December. Not sure yet if it's TLS or XFW.


MSN 8108 will be assembled in TLS.

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4131
Views: 1338772

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

https://fr24.com/AIB04FQ/f96d288
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MSN 157 MK #2 second CAF today.

https://fr24.com/AIB04FQ/f96d288

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ to refurbish cabins of 14 A380s
Replies: 33
Views: 10851

Re: SQ to refurbish cabins of 14 A380s

Little update. Airbus will perform the retrofit: Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines (SIA) to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft currently in service with the carrier. The retrofit programme, which will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore, will see the ...

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

BA A320neo family delivery schedule as follows: Airbus A320neo: G-TTNA - Due in Mar 2018 G-TTNB - Due in Apr 2018 G-TTNC - Due in Jun 2018 G-TTND - Due in Jul 2018 G-TTNE - Due in Aug 2018 G-TTNF - Due in Sep 2018 G-TTNG - Due in Dec 2018 Airbus A321neo: G-NEOP - Due in Oct 2018 G-NEOR - Due in Nov ...

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4131
Views: 1338772

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Should be flying home today.

Airbus A350 -941 153 B-LGB Hong Kong Airlines delivery 20nov17 TLS-HKG ex F-WZNU

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1
Replies: 221
Views: 45775

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

So what was the story behind JA25MJ? It was supposed to be the 5th test aircraft but never took to the skies?

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1
Replies: 1003
Views: 168240

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

https://twitter.com/TMavica/status/932450448308543488
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Some work is being performed on B-LRV before it enters revenue service.

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https://twitter.com/TMavica/status/932450448308543488

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by KarelXWB
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 423
Views: 108881

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://twitter.com/avolon_aero/status/ ... 5209530369
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Lessor Avolon firms up its Paris air show commitment for 75 737 MAX aircraft.

https://twitter.com/avolon_aero/status/ ... 5209530369

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by KarelXWB
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 18194

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

Has the A321NEO flown yet in revenue service? When is the 2nd to be delivered (I assume it too will have a slight delay for outfitting prior to entry into service)? First aircraft will undergo ETOPS trials before entering revenue trials in January. Second aircraft is due for delivery before the end...

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by KarelXWB
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1455
Views: 168038

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

MSN 253 SQ #23 emerged from final assembly.

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Roll Out msn253 F-WWAB 17/11/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 472
Views: 66964

Re: A400M Update

Next delivery:

Airbus A400M -180 61 54+14 Luftwaffe delivery 17nov17 SVQ-ETNW ex AM061

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by KarelXWB
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlander 10 has crashed
Replies: 3
Views: 2444

Airlander 10 has crashed

The Airlander 10 has been involved into another crash. This time there is not much left of the airship. Details of the accident are not know for the moment. https://imagr.eu/up/M8HFT_DO6Jtd5XUAAc5-j.jpg https://imagr.eu/up/pR1sK_DO6uLzLWAAIgic2.jpg Via https://twitter.com/roadpoliceBCH/status/931827...

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by KarelXWB
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1455
Views: 168038

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

MSN 234 EK #101 was pulled out of storage and is being prepared for delivery.

Image
FWWAN 234 UAE (2) by xfwspot, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Volaris' first A321neo emerged from final assembly.

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A321 Neo Volaris N534VL by michelfetzer, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

The second CFM testbed (MSN 6642) has been refurbished:

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A320Neo AirAsia D-AVVB by michelfetzer, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 807
Views: 102952

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Emirates does not want to go back to EA but any new order will be open to competition, just like its previous orders. As previously the best deal for Emirates at the time won. The translation reads: Emirates, which, having powered its first 90 engines Engine Alliance composed of General Electric an...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 18194

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

https://twitter.com/verbal06/status/931309187858083848
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Plane has now arrived in Honolulu.

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https://twitter.com/verbal06/status/931309187858083848

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

https://twitter.com/prattandwhitney/sta ... 5591451649
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Air China #1 has been delivered in TSN.

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https://twitter.com/prattandwhitney/sta ... 5591451649

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1274
Views: 213527

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Thai Lion Air MSN 1820 is ready for delivery.

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Airbus A330 Thai Lion Air HS-LAH by Jujug Spotting, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR 42/72 Production and Delivery thread
Replies: 28
Views: 4572

Re: ATR 42/72 Production and Delivery thread

https://twitter.com/ATRaircraft/status/ ... 9624401920
Press release http://newsroom.aviator.aero/indigo-tak ... tr-72-600/
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IndiGo today took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 aircraft.

See https://twitter.com/ATRaircraft/status/ ... 9624401920
Press release http://newsroom.aviator.aero/indigo-tak ... tr-72-600/

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4131
Views: 1338772

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

egers wrote:
Fabrice Brégier on Bloomberg a few minutes ago

"We expect that the A350-1000 will receive its type certification on Nov-21"


Nice timing. First flight was on November 24, 2016.

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by KarelXWB
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Next IndiGo delivery:

Airbus A320 -271N 7892 VT-ITZ IndiGo Airlines delivery 17nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AVVD

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by KarelXWB
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 807
Views: 102952

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Just to put the cat among the pigeons, Emirates wants to go back to EA motors for this order. All the work done on the wing and pylons by Airbus would need redoing. Their analysis for the A380plus was done using data for RR engined aircraft. Source: http://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/indus...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337179

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Sichuan #4 delivered.

Airbus A320 -271N 7721 B-8680 Sichuan Airlines delivery 15nov17 TLS-TSE ex F-WWTS

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 732
Views: 87158

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

aviationaware wrote:
Exploding engine = rip FH first flight in 2017 I guess.


I'm not sure if Falcon Heavy uses Block 5 engines?

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